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August Horch

1868 - 1951

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August Horch (12 October 1868 – 3 February 1951) was a German engineer and automobile pioneer, the founder of the manufacturing giant which would eventually become Audi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of August Horch has received more than 340,696 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). August Horch is the 28th most popular engineer (up from 32nd in 2019), the 621st most popular biography from Germany (up from 673rd in 2019) and the 6th most popular German Engineer.

August Horch was a German engineer and car designer who founded the company that would later become Audi.

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Among engineers, August Horch ranks 28 out of 323Before him are Hermann Oberth, Artem Mikoyan, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Abram Petrovich Gannibal, Philo of Byzantium, and Albert Göring. After him are José Echegaray, Hugo Junkers, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Lennart Torstensson, Jiro Horikoshi, and Theodore von Kármán.

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Among people born in 1868, August Horch ranks 29Before him are Gustav Meyrink, Vittorio Monti, Felix Hoffmann, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Edmond Rostand, and Scott Joplin. After him are Huo Yuanjia, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse, Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild, Josephine Bakhita, and Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse. Among people deceased in 1951, August Horch ranks 14Before him are Abdullah I of Jordan, Arnold Sommerfeld, René Guénon, Otto Fritz Meyerhof, Hermann Broch, and Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland. After him are Otto Ohlendorf, Maxim Litvinov, Alfred Hugenberg, Sinclair Lewis, Paul Blobel, and Amélie of Orléans.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, August Horch ranks 621 out of 6,142Before him are Otto Loewi (1873), Albert Göring (1895), William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1852), Manfred Eigen (1927), Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria (1727), and Adam of Bremen (null). After him are Franz Stuck (1863), Curd Jürgens (1915), Fritz Perls (1893), Erich Priebke (1913), Johannes Rau (1931), and August Bebel (1840).

Among ENGINEERS In Germany

Among engineers born in Germany, August Horch ranks 6Before him are Gottlieb Daimler (1834), Otto Lilienthal (1848), Fritz Todt (1891), Willy Messerschmitt (1898), and Albert Göring (1895). After him are Hugo Junkers (1859), Felix Wankel (1902), Ernst Heinkel (1888), Kurt Gerstein (1905), Arthur Scherbius (1878), and Walter Dornberger (1895).